News Release, College of Southern Maryland -Prince Frederick
Prince Frederick, MD- Effective December 20, 2019, the Fitness Center at the Prince Frederick Campus of the College of Southern Maryland will close. The Wellness, Fitness and Aquatics services and programs will continue as usual at the college’s La Plata and Leonardtown Fitness and Aquatics Centers.
CSM’s fitness centers and pools remain available at both the La Plata and Leonardtown campuses. These programs offer a wide range of health, wellness and fitness options, including memberships, aquatics and exercise classes, sport-specific training, and daily hours of operation, Sunday through Saturday.
For specific information, visit https://www.csmd.edu/programs-courses/non-credit/personal-enrichment/wellness-fitness-and-aquatics/index.
The decision to close the Prince Frederick Fitness Center is based on operating costs and the limited use of the center. The Fitness Center located in Building B, Room B-102, will be repurposed after December 20, 2019.
All exercise equipment will be removed and space will be reconfigured to accommodate personal enrichment dance classes. These courses will begin to be scheduled in the Spring, 2020, with registration anticipated opening January 9. 2020. For information about these interest-based classes as well as hours of operation of the Fitness Centers and pools located at the La Plata and Leonardtown campuses, visit https://www.csmd.edu/programs-courses/non-credit/personal-enrichment/wellness-fitness-and-aquatics/index or call 301-539-4760.
One class is currently meeting at the Prince Frederick Fitness Center during Fall 2019 and will continue to meet as scheduled throughout the semester. Current individual memberships for the Prince Frederick Fitness Center will continue through the Fall semester.
The Prince Frederick Fitness Center will remain available for students, staff, and faculty until December 20, 2019. Those who hold Prince Frederick Individual Fitness Center Memberships which expire at the end of the Fall 2019 semester are being offered the opportunity to renew their membership for use at La Plata and Leonardtown fitness centers and pools through the college’s Individual Quarterly Membership at the same cost as the Prince Frederick Individual Membership, through June 30, 2020. This membership will include use of the pool.
The price for this membership will be made available to current Prince Frederick Individual Fitness Center members at the current Prince Frederick quarterly rate of Tuition: $10; Fees: $65 through June 30, 2020. For information, contact Judith Ferrara at email@example.com.
For information about changes to the Prince Frederick fitness center, visit https://www.csmd.edu/programs-courses/non-credit/personal-enrichment/wellness-fitness-and-aquatics/fitness-center-pool-hours/prince-frederick-campus-center-closure.
For information about current offerings and winter personal enrichment classes, visit https://www.csmd.edu/programs-courses/non-credit/personal-enrichment/wellness-fitness-and-aquatics/index. Registration is underway.
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